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Being Right: Virginia and New Jersey voters need to make a change in November. Unfortunately, they probably won’t.

Patrick Taylor, Contributing Writer October 22, 2021

While Virginia and New Jersey are physically located over five hours apart, they do have some important elements in common. Beyond both being part of the original thirteen colonies and holding off-year...

If The Whole Marriage Thing Doesn’t Work Out 

Garrity Kuester, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

For some, it is a rite of passage as an elementary or middle schooler to have a conversation with your closest friends and agree that if you all were not married by 40, you would get together, buy a big...

Unpopular Opinion: The Best Coffee Shop In Town — FoJo Beans

Talia Yavorek, Contributing Writer October 1, 2021

As a college student, I personally run on coffee. Despite the fact that I do have a coffee maker in my room, going into town for a taste of something different is always a welcome treat. For being a small...

New York State’s Biggest Drawing Contest: Redistricting

Reed Cleland, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

The New York State Independent Redistricting Commission (NYSIRC) released two draft maps for the new Congressional, State Senate and State Assembly districts on Sept. 15. Yes, two maps. New York State...

Race Issues: Petito Case Uncovers Disparity in Missing Persons Coverage

Dylan Shi, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

Since van-dwelling vlogger Gabby Petito was first reported missing earlier this month, a wave of headlines and social media discussion has prompted nearly the entire country to follow the investigation...

World News: “Putin’s Three R’s: Rig. Rule. Repeat”

Fabrizio Montisci, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

Many will remember the cries of pain coming from Alexei Navalny — Russia’s most prominent opposition member — the day he was poisoned with a nerve agent while traveling through Siberia. The video,...

A Perpetual Let-down: The Shortcomings of Frank Dining Hall

A Perpetual Let-down: The Shortcomings of Frank Dining Hall

Will Rosenblatt , Staff Writer October 1, 2021

One of, if not, the most advertised aspects of Colgate as an incoming student prior to 2021 was the legendary status and capabilities of a 24-hour dining hall; the ideal dining service availability for...

Hot Topic: Covid Cases Going Down? 

Isabelle Jacobs, Contributing Writer September 24, 2021

College life during the COVID-19 pandemic last semester was a distinctly different experience. Colgate students endured strict weekly testing and adhered to rules surrounding social distancing and different...

Race Issues: If You’re Really Against Candace Owens, Stop Talking About Her

Dylan Shi, Contributing Writer September 24, 2021

With the current state of media and our habits as contemporary consumers, it’s become easier than ever for people of all backgrounds to kickstart careers as political “commentators.” Consider Tomi...

Being Right: What the Recall Failure Means for California and the Republican Party

Nathan Biller, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

In-person voting for the California recall election officially concluded on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Within hours, it became apparent that Governor Gavin Newsom would survive the contest. With anti-recall voters...

How Cis Men and Women Should Respond to New Trans Activism

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

Nikita Dragun, a celebrity makeup artist, business owner, YouTuber and model, is generally accepted as a problematic person. From her Blackfishing and cultural appropriation to her feuds with other celebrities,...

World News: How a Security Pact Between the U.S., U.K. and Australia Might Result in the Development of a Common E.U. Defense Strategy

Fabrizio Montisci, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

When Ursula Von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission — the legislative body of the European Union — gave her speech at the E.U. 's State of the Union last week, not many were considering...

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